§ Mr. Salmond
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many staff within his Department are allocated to consideration of regional funding mechanisms. 1679301
§ Mr. Boateng
There are 10 people in the team responsible for advising Treasury Ministers on regional policy in England, EU structural funds, the Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales Offices, and funding arrangements with the devolved Administrations. Devolved funding arrangements are set out in the Statement of Funding Policy.